Dresden: A Real Holocaust
The night of February
13th, and February 14th, Valentine's Day, mark an ominous anniversary in
the history of Western Civilization. For beginning on the night of
February 13th, 1945, occurred the destruction of Dresden.
On the eve of Valentine's Day, 1945, World War II in Europe was nearly
over. For all practical purposes Germany was already defeated. Italy,
and Germany's other European allies, had fallen by the wayside. The Red
Army was rushing to occupy vast areas of what had been Germany in the
East, while the allies of the Soviets, the British and Americans, were
bombing what was left of Germany's defenses and food and transportation
infrastructure into nonexistence.
And what was Dresden? Most of you have probably heard of Dresden China,
and that delicately execut